Scandal! actress Nqobile Khumalo bags international award

By Oluthando Keteyi - 07 October 2019Views : 669


Scandal! actress Nqobile Khumalo was awarded the Best African Actress Award at the recent New Vision International Film Festival (NVIFF) held in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Khumalo, portrays the character, Hlengiwe Twala, an NFH journalist on Scandal.

The local actress was nominated along with other African actresses, like Nancy Isime, Kate Henshaw, Nikki Samonas, Meg Otanwa, Sola Sobowale, Mercy Johnson Okojie, Oma Nnadi and Egyptian actress, Jamila Awad.

Khumalo received the award for her part in a storyline about Black Tax last year.

The storyline shows how Hlengiwe feels compelled to financially take care of her mother, her notorious sister, as well as her sister’s two children. Taking a toll on her finances, leaving her distressed.